How many and which diseases should be included in a carrier screening?
Can we screen all diseases?
What are the most common genetic diseases that an expanded carrier screening can test for?
What is Expanded Carrier Screening (ECS) when and how is it done?
What genetic matching means, and how is it performed?
How is genetic carrier screening test done and who needs it?
In this session, Dr Antonio Urbano Carrillo, PhD, Geneticist at UR Vistahermosa, Alicante, Spain talked about genetic carrier screening, types of carrier screening panels available, reasons for testing and how it works.
Dr Antonio Urbano Carrillo is a Clinical Geneticist. Doctor in Biology from Miguel Hernández University (UMH). Master in Biotechnology from Pablo de Olavide University (Seville) and Master in Genetics and Reproductive Medicine from Miguel Hernández University (Alicante).
Responsible for the area of molecular and preimplantation genetic diagnosis of the Genetics Unit of the UR International Group (Hospital Vistahermosa in Alicante).
Associate professor at the Miguel Hernández University, and I teach in Master's Degree in Genetics and Reproductive Medicine at the UMH, Expert Course in Genomics at EADE Málaga, Update Course in Human Genetics 3 edition (AEGH), Applications of Genetics in Human Reproduction Assisted (Grupo de interés de Genética de ASEBIR).
Member of the Commission for Reproductive Genetics of AEGH, and member of ASEBIR.
Caroline Kulczycka is an International Patient Coordinator who has been supporting IVF patients for over 2 years. Always eager to help and provide comprehensive information based on her thorough knowledge and experience whether you are just starting or are in the middle of your IVF journey. She’s a customer care specialist with +10 years of experience, worked also in the tourism industry, and dealt with international customers on a daily basis, including working abroad. When she’s not taking care of her customers and patients, you’ll find her traveling, biking, learning new things, or spending time outdoors.
Informations published on myIVFanswers.com are provided for informational purposes only; they are not intended to treat, diagnose or prevent any disease including infertility treatment. Services provided by myIVFanswers.com are not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and are not intended as medical advice. MyIVFanswers.com recommend discussing IVF treatment options with an infertility specialist.
Contact details: The European Fertility Society C.I.C., 2 Lambseth Street, Eye, England, IP23 7AG
Copyright 2021 MyIVFanswers.com
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.